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 Willis Belton Mitchell, Jr

Willis Belton Mitchell, Jr

Birth
Bald Hill, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 25 Apr 2013 (aged 92)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Sect C-13, Row C, Site 154
Memorial ID 110176216 · View Source
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Willis Belton Mitchell, Jr, 92 passed April 25, 2013. He is preceded by his sons Willis Belton Mitchell, III, and Gary Charles Mitchell. Survived by grandchildren Willis Belton Mitchell, IV, Charles Ryan Mitchell, Cary Lee Mitchell (Cooper), nieces and nephew, daughter-in-law Patricia Mitchell, wife of Gary Charles. Born Sept. 30, 1920, in Baldhill, Oklahoma, his life journey led him from University of Oklahoma to serving the US Army 1942-1946 participating in the Pacific theatre WWII, Air Force Reserve 1948-1980, Lt. Col. Retired, employment by McDonnell Aircraft, 1946, Consolidated Aircraft Co, 1947-1962, NASA (JSC) 1962-1979. His duties included chief positions in the development of various US space programs. His retirement offered the opportunity to travel worldwide, pursue historical and cultural interest, and spend time with family. He shall be missed. Interment, Houston National Cemetery, services May 14, 2013, 10:30 am.

Published in Houston Chronicle on May 12, 2013


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LTC, US Air Force; CAPT, US Army Air Forces, World War II, Korea, Vietnam


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  • Created by: Elaine
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110176216
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Belton Mitchell, Jr (30 Sep 1920–25 Apr 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110176216, citing Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Elaine (contributor 46846500) .